Found December 19, 2012 on NESN.com:
Michael Strahan isn’t perfect. It’s OK, though. He doesn’t want to be. Strahan, who has become as famous for his gap-toothed smile as he has for his illustrious football career, opened up about to ELLE magazine about his chompers, and explained why he never had any dental work done despite constantly being in the public eye. “I was at the dentist having him do mock-ups. I thought about it, man…I was in my 20′s,” he told the magazine. “I was playing with the Giants. There’s so much pressure to be perfect. You can fix anything now. For me, I made the conscious effort to say, ‘This is who I am.’ I’m not perfect. I don’t want to be perfect. At this point, I don’t think my kids would recognize me without it.” Strahan is perhaps even more prominent now than he was during his playing days, as he currently hosts Live! alongside Kelly Ripa. That — in addition to his football analyst gig and commercial appearances — wasn’t enough to sway his opinion on having work done, however. Stra
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